Camping and Events

In the Beginning, God Created Philmont

In the beginning, God created Philmont. Philmont was without form and void, but even then the mini bears were looking at the prospects of a free meal.   Then the … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Which Scout Camp Are You? …….I Got White Pines!!

Do you enjoy canoe trips in foreign lands with lots of your friends? Do you like taking pictures on scenic overlooks? Do you enjoy swimming with friends? (ok just kidding, … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

50 Reasons it’s Great to be a Dad:

                                Usually we think about why we need to celebrate us Dads on Fathers day … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ladies and Gentlemen.. 14 ways to have a great campout!!!

1. Start with a great group of Scouts and some great weather.   2. Leave early so you can put up tent’s while the Sun is still up   3. … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Boy Scout finds bag containing $4,500 in cash, does what Boy Scouts do

Originally posted on Bryan on Scouting:
What would you if you found a bag with $4,500 inside? Caribbean vacation, maybe? Shopping spree at Best Buy? For 15-year-old Boy Scout James Villeneuve from Latham,…

May 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The SCOUTING WEEKEND – Merit Badge Clinic, Sleepover, Pancake breakfast

Not sure about all the Scouts but this was a FULL weekend for me. Lots of Great Scouting activities. First we had our First ever Merit badge clinic at Golf … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Eagle Scout in Antarctica: Days 1 & 2

Originally posted on Bryan on Scouting:
Well, he made it. After enduring the 30-hour, 6,680-mile, three-flight trip from Lawrence, Kan., to Ushuaia, Argentina, Eagle Scout Alex Houston already has plenty of…

March 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

History of Troop 175 (and 275)

  Troop 175 In the midst of truck farms, forest preserves and the picnic groves of the northwest suburbs of Chicago, during the booming 1950’s, a Church and School named … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Chain O Lakes part 2

Its been a while since our latest campout and the scouts were itching to get some fresh air. The Chain O Lakes park is not all that far from home … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

A WoodBadge Dream

  A Fantastic Woodbadge Ticket To Ride…..   In a very curious dream I had last year, a stranger – who was once something called a “master scout” – came … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · Leave a comment
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